Guide Yourself with Cindy

Colour

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by Cindy VanDyke Today, I would like to bring our awareness to colour and how it affects is knowingly and unknowingly. How we use it to describe emotion or in everyday conversations such as:"I am in the pink today""She was green with envy""The business was in the red last year"" He has blue days""That is the golden boy" And so on.  I want to share with you how we can use colour to enhance our lives.  When it comes to colour, most people have an attraction or an aversion to certain colours.  When you become consciously aware of colour you...

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Sound Healing

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by Cindy VanDyke I want to share a little bit about sound healing and introduce you to gong baths, as they are known in the yoga world, and other tools used in sound healing as well as music. Music is a wonderful therapy for the brain and nervous system. Some music sweeps between the left and right brain hemispheres and balances the IQ and EQ that is balancing intelligence with emotion. Mozart is the best example of this, and it is known as the Mozart Effect. Studies show when this music is played during a task or test the focus...

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Alternative Breathing Techniques

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by Cindy VanDyke Now that you know about some simple everyday breathing techniques, here are some other breathing techniques that can be used to help you in other areas of your life where you may have trouble. Strengthening the Abdominals Purse your lips and pretend you are blowing through a straw. Feel the muscles contract and work in your core area. This strengthens, massages, and invigorates your organs. Now let’s learn how to take a full breath. A lot of the breath is in the rib and back of your body. It is done in three parts. Your hand is...

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Everyday Breathing Techniques

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by Cindy VanDyke Picture two mason jars the size of a pint, one in each hand. Most people inhale this amount of air. Now picture two gallons of vinegar or bleach, one in each hand. This is the amount we should inhale regularly to maintain healthy cells. Try to do this exercise; all you have to do is count. For exactly one minute, I want you to just count how many breaths you take. A healthy amount is 5-7 breaths. But most people breathe 12-18, which is fast shallow breathing, and we aren't even aware of it. Dr. Richard Brown...

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Every Breath You Take

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by Cindy VanDyke We get our first breath the moment we are born, and the last one the moment we die. Every breath in between can be influenced with different techniques for different purposes. We just don't stop to think about it. I am going to show you the purposes and benefits of some of these techniques, as well as the techniques themselves. Wisdom of the Breath We have scientific facts of how each cell needs oxygen to thrive, and did you know that disease has a hard time surviving in an oxygenated atmosphere? They even have oxygen chambers for...

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